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a federal race car accident rated 14 -year-old santa rosa boy was one of two people killed when a race car sped out-of-control and crashed into the pit area. jeff the bushes at the memorial that sprung up that santa rosa at the victims parents muffler shop. >> reporter: friends and family have been stopping by all afternoon and into the evening at the family business and santa rosa. you can that a small memorial has popped up at the front door. let's take some video i show you a closer look. you can the people have dropped off flowers. stuffed animals. candles. and several pictures have been dropped off by the racers. one of them signed, it says, to my other family, we love you and pray for you. god speed. another picture says all of us are thinking about you and are here for you. this is just a sad story. one of those that died was the drivers younger cousin. you can only imagine the sorrow in the the sorrow and the pain that that family is feeling. i am geoff bush and santa rosa. >> kelly continues the team coverage and has uncovered more information about the victim and the driver. >>
is growing for a santa rosa boy killed falling a race car accident on saturday. friends and family of marcus johnson have been stopping by the memorial outside of his family's muffler's shop. he was one of two people killed when a race car sped out of control out of a war of black. it crashed into the pit area. 68 year-old dale wonderjim was killed. >> kron fours marureen kelly has more formation and the uncovered and for mission about the vict victim and the driver. >> he was a racer since it was 5 years old starting with go-karts. >> he is posing with a trophy alongside his older cousin chase. on the right- hand side of the screen. >> that young man now 17 was behind the wheel during saturday's fatal crash. chase johnson has been a competitive research into a young age. his website reveals he comes from four generations of race car drivers. >> the 17 year old who was not injured was in a town outside of petaluma. the championship he had been one at petaluma speedway. he is a senior at petaluma high school. his teachers say he is a good student and is very involved in the sport. >> it is wo
for school or athletic equipment. we're live in santa rosa, abc7 news. >> ama: a neighbor has helped police arrest 11 peeled accuse ode tagging. there were ten adults and a juvenile. david says they get hit by taggers often. >> i'm surprised they arrested them, and surprised to her you sea it would be a felony vandalism charge. so. good. it's much better than what it sounds like at 4:00 in the morning when it was said they would be let go. >> it was a big arrest. it's important. i'm glad the officers were able to officer on scene and take them into custody. >> police found 52 spray paint cans and several markers on the suspects. >> postal workers made special sunday deliveries today, dropping off cards, urging their customerred to join a crusade against cutbacks. [chanting] >> workerred chanted to save saturday deliveries in washington square. the postal service has to find ways to eliminate billions of dollars of debt. the post office general believes this can be done by him nateing saturday deliveries and closing post offices. >> let the post office work with the unions, with the partners
fairfield. santa rosa 41. livermore at 46. weak system right here. there will be a stronger one approaching toward the end of the week. forecast models are not in sync. mostly sunny. gradual cooling trend. high clouds. patchy fog. coast and bay. 60s, 70s upper 50s with more of a westerly breeze closer to the beaches. temperatures look like they will stay stuck here for awhile. mostly sunny to partly cloudy on tuesday. wednesday looks mostly sunny. gradually high and mid level clouds. cloudy to mostly cloudy by the weekend. >> thank you, steve. >>> 4:48 is the time. new this morning we have just learned that britain's prince harry will visit the united states in may. full details of the trip have not been released. we do know he will be in the country from may 9th until the 15th. one of the scheduled stops inclouds a tour to new jersey to tour the damage from super storm sandy. >>> later this morning we will learn more about the big winner of the fourth largest lottery payout in power ball history. lottery officials plan to release new details on saturday's $338 million at 7:00. just one tic
-- gradual cooling trend. 30s and 40s to 50s on the temp. 47 half-moon bay. 48 fairfield. santa rosa 41. livermore at 46. weak system right here. there will be a stronger one approaching toward the end of the week. forecast models are not in sync. mostly sunny. gradual cooling trend. high clouds. patchy fog. coast and bay. 60s, 70s upper 50s with more of a westerly breeze closer to the beaches. temperatures look like they will stay stuck here for awhile. mostly sunny to partly cloudy on tuesday. wednesday looks mostly sunny. gradually high and mid level clouds. cloudy to mostly cloudy by the weekend. >> thank you, steve. >>> 4:48 is the time. new this morning we have just learned that britain's prince harry will visit the united states in may. full details of the trip have not been released. we do know he will be in the country from may 9th until the 15th. one of the scheduled stops inclouds a tour to new jersey to tour the damage from super storm sandy. >>> later this morning we will learn more about the big winner of the fourth largest lotter
at a bar early this morning. we have crews on the scene. >> a memorial is growing for a santa rosa boy was killed when a car ran off of a racetrack during a race on saturday in marysville. >> if a weeklong test program allowing bicycle on bart trains during commute hours will start today. we have crews of the scene to bring you more coverage coming up. >> we're also following weather and traffic let us get a quick update on both. the was a good morning to erica and get the forecast. >> good morning erica. >> good morning james. >> now we're sitting in the '40's and we have how clouigh clouds. >> temperatures will be in the '60s and '70s. clouds will thicken up heading into the evening hours. i will have full details on a wet weather forecast in a couple of minutes george. >> a live look from walnut creek interstate 680 and the right into the san ramon valley getting sluggish as you start to approach alamo. >> the quick commute check shows moderate to heavy conditions on east bay freeways. >> moderate conditions for the south bay. a light ride on a peninsula and not to bad for the north
. you can see him here on his page that killed his cousin, marcus johnson who lived in santa rosa. >> something stranged happened. marcus was walking back and the him. lew about 150 feet and hit >> reporter: the young victim's distraught father spoke to kpix as he wanted people to know about his son. >> marcus loved everybody. and he was always smiling. he's a good boy. he loves to play basketball. and he loved his racing and racing cars and with his cousin, helping his cousin. he is just one of those kids, you know, he's just a special boy to everybody. >> and also killed in the crash is the 68-year-old of grass valley. chase johnson seen in car number 24 in his web page video is already a veteran at just 17 years of age. last year he won the pit stop sprint car championship series. host a role model for his younger cousin, marcus. his parents declined interviews, providing this statement that our family has suffered an unspeakable tragedy. the passing of our precious marcus johnson. there are no words to express our sorrow. our family has been racing for four generations and the
s, in santa rosa and napa. the low will weaken. that's the key. a lot of moisture. it just doesn't have a lot of oomph with it. we'll get something out of it. sunny mott morning, clouds -- in the morning, clouds in the afternoon. mild afternoon inland. 60s and 70s. cooler buyer the coast because of a westerly breeze an some patchy low clouds, but some low to mid-70s. gilroy is in there as well. 66, menlo park, palo alto, 67. but cooler by the beaches because of the west wind. we'll take it into wednesday. kick it out of here. then everything looks mostly sunny and warmer as we head to the weekend. thank you, steve. >>> 7:09. later today, we could find out if smoke from a grass fire near antioch contains hazardous materials. people in antioch and brentwood were concerned about the smoke. it started at 2:30 yesterday afternoon in a marshland in sacramento county. it was out by 7:00 last night. firefighters let it burn itself out because no homes were in danger. plus it was hard to get to. at first, air quality district officials say the fire was a prescribed burn. but later changed
upper 30s, in santa rosa and napa. the low will weaken. that's the key. a lot of moisture. it just doesn't have a lot of oomph with it. we'll get something out of it. sunny mott morning, clouds -- in the morning, clouds in the afternoon. mild afternoon inland. 60s and 70s. cooler buyer the coast because of a westerly breeze an some patchy low clouds, but some low to mid-70s. gilroy is in there as well. 66, menlo park, palo alto, 67. but cooler by the beaches because of the west wind. we'll take it into wednesday. kick it out of here. then everything looks mostly sunny and warmer as we head to the weekend. thank you, steve. >>> 7:09. later today, we could find out if smoke from a grass fire near antioch contains hazardous materials. people in antioch and brentwood were concerned about the smoke. it started at 2:30 yesterday afternoon in a marshland in sacramento county. it was out by 7:00 last night. firefighters let it burn itself out because no homes were in danger. plus it was hard to get to. at first, air quality district officials say the f
is in mourning after a fatal race car accident. this is video of lst nights scene. a 14 year old santa rosa boy was one of two people killed when a race car sped out of control during a warmup lap on a race track in yuba county and crashed into the pit area. adding to the tragedy.the driver was the boy's older cousin. kron 4's jeff bush is live at a memorial that's sprung up at petaluma high school. jeff? kron4's maureen kelly continues our team coverage and has uncovered new information about the victim.and the driver. 14 year old marcus johnson.known by the nickname m-j was a lifelong racer.starting with smaller vehicles like go karts.since he was five years old.here you can see him posing with a trophy in this snapshot here..alongside his older cousin chase.who you see on the right hand side of the screen. that young man..now 17.was behind the wheel during saturday's fatal crash. chase johnson has also been a competitive racer since a young age.his website reveals that he comes from 4 generations of race car drivers.the 17 year old lives in penngrove.a town outside petaluma..some of the cham
. the lower atmosphere is so dry no rain drops hitting the ground just ret. 66 in santa rosa. cloud cover cooling it back in the east bay. a little heat down in the south bay. also your high of 72 in gilroy and 71 in santa teresa. current numbers are dropping off the most immediate coast and the north bay. let's get you outside of this live hd sky camera. the camera pointed right up towards the sky. again, it is dry this evening so your safest commute will be throughout tonight and tomorrow the roadways will start to slicken up. you can see in emeryville back towards san francisco you expect that storm to be here for tonight. let's get you back into the weather graphics. you will see as he head throughout tomorrow night and wednesday morning the thing i want to hit here the most is in the south bay we are not going to see too much. maybe trace amounts. it is the east bay to the north bay where we have the best chance of getting a quarter inch or higher. not the strongest storm this season but definitely strong enough to help the allergy forecast to go down. you get more on your forecast a
as soon as it comes into the newsroom. >>> here is more on a family of a santa rosa ray way team. it wrapped up just a short time ago and it seems as though this tragedy has touched everyone in this community. >> that's right, heather, hundreds of people are still here and theres a reception going on as you can see. this is following a loving tribute to a remarkable 14-year- old who was looking forward to high school last year. >> i am so sorry he was going to miss out on all of the fun he would have had. it is going to be hard not picking him up every day. >> relatives, classmates, and teachers shared rememberances of marcus johnson killed last week in a freak race car accident in which his cousin accidentally killed him. he was filled with things he loved, his racing gear, he won't championships himself and he was a stand out athlete, but always friendly, willing to help others and quick with a hug. >> middle school, you are in high school and it is okay and wave goodbye. don't worry about showing your affection to your parents, you just never know when it will be your last, i
in santa rosa where 14-year-old marcus johnson was remembered today. >> reporter: heather this message at rincon valley middle school will greet students returning tomorrow from spring break. expressing the sorrow many of them shared today. >> reporter: when he was 3 years old he started watching his cousin chase race. >> reporter: both racers both champions until a freak accident with a steering wheel sent one teenager's car careening out of control hitting and killing his own cousin. >> marcus was watching a race in marysville when a freak unforseen, unavoidable accident took place. >> reporter: that was the only mention of the crash as a crowd filled this church and overflowed into two other rooms. 1,700 people in all. >> he would be overwhelmed i think he would say wow, cool. but i wish they all were in an arena some where watching me play basketball. >> reporter: basketball was the eighth graders other passion. >> he didn't turn his uniform in immediately at the end of the season. >> reporter: his coach remembers an apology marcus wrote to him. >> not only did he take the time to
. >> last night in santa rosa a memorial for young marcus. friends and families coming to grip was the loss. >> this is -- he would have loved this. knowing everyone cared about him. >> foremost it's an experience with a death of someone they knew. kids in early teens tend to feel immortal this, group now knows better. >> it's sad. but his cousin, he did nothing wrong he's going to have to think about this, and know what he did, nobody deserves that. nobody. >> and here you're looking at the memorial here some notes and candles. we did speak with some family members today outside of the house off camera. it's been hard for them. they say they have no plans yet at least no announced plans for a funeral or a memorial. they say they will keep us posted. >> i can't imagine, wayne, thank you so much. we're going to shift dweerz now we have encouraging news for the recession battered bay area economy. some good signs of recovery. there is some growth. exception is san jose. david louie joins to us explain. >> some are suffering from a case ever sagging supply and demand. the number of flights ope
mt. tamalpais camera. and right now santa rosa, 69. 72 in livermore, fairfield, and, and hayward, 62. things are about to change for us. scattered clouds overnight tonight. partly cloudy conditions for your monday afternoon, and then showers likely across much of the bay area as we head into the latter part of the work week, lows tonight, coming up a few more degrees because the clouds will filter in. so generally in the north and east bay locations, near 40 degrees, and warmer towards san francisco, and richmond you see there overnight tonight, 47 degrees with clouds. so here's the setup. a nice spring weekend thanks to this area of high pressure. as it pushes off towards the east. more cloud will start to fill in tomorrow, and we're going to keep a close eye on this area of low pressure and cold front because this could wing out -- wring out a few showers. this is monday. by 5:00 tomorrow afternoon, clouds on the increase. check out tuesday. tuesday morning commute looks dry. but looks like as we head into the latter past of the afternoon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, some showers will ventur
with said school just won?t be the same without marcus. reporting in santa rosa, j.r. stone kron 4 news. >> this law over the bay with this also, the low clouds will be pushing into the inland valleys with gray skies. very slowly to clear. perhaps not until noon from this storm. that will help keep things cool down. it is getting closer to us for tomorrow. with increase with clouds and the chance for some sprinkles or showers. and the big impact on this system will be the cooler temperatures. from the '70s this weekend. 60s, 70's, and low mid 60s for tomorrow. we will see the chance for tuesday and wednesday some showers but as this moves onshore is fully going to dissipate. just a mixture of clouds and son and an occasional passing of showers. probably not even meeting the windshield wipers however, this second system on thursday could be stronger but still the potential of light rain. this second system is going to hang out offshore flow of the and least 40's. a better chance of showers on/off, what ththe weekend. with futurecast, some low clouds starting off and as we mentioned, slow
nice and dry santa rosa south. tomorrow morning, mostly cloudy conditions by 4:00 p.m., another chance for a stray shower or two. our chance gets better as we head through wednesday. a little activity in the south bay at noon. head to thursday, thursday morning is going to be active. overall the pattern is unsettled. keep your umbrella handy, put it in the car and keep it with you the next few days. chance of rain late wednesday into early thursday and saturday into early sunday. yes, i know laura you've got three little ones who want to do that easter egg hunt. might have to postpone it. we'll keep tabs on that as you head through the week. >> a lot of rotten eggs. >> three umbrellas? >> everybody has to have one. >> how cute. >>> coming up at 11:00, red or white? that will now become an important question when you attend a giants game this season. we will explain coming up. >>> we tep to follow breaking news from the south bay this morning. this is our first look at the stolen jeep car that has been taken this morning. it's associated with an amber alert because there was an 11-month
injuries. they found the victim named harder of santa rosa. there is no word on his condition and the driver is cooperating with investigators. >>> it may not have the financial clout of christmas but they are counting on easter sales to boost their bottom line. here is this year's outlook. jade? >> reporter: sales are affected when customers done buy or -- don't buy or are not buying as much. it is hard to miss the chocolates here. yesterday's business was extremely busy. >> it was up quite a bit from the year before and we were just happy to have enough bunnies and carrots an eggs for everybody. >> reporter: easter shoppers will spend about an average of $20 on candy and chocolate. the average person spending for easter will lay down $145 and 13 cents. that is 15 cents less than last year but that does not seem to be a facing his business. >> this is not the average store so i don't go by what everybody else is doing. i concentrate on providing a unique collection. >> reporter: it starts the usual up particular in sales. we have had a lo
in the 50s for san francisco and half moon bay to around 70 and san jose 64 and santa rosa. in the 60s the current temperatures. forecast for tonight we'll go with this, fair skies and a breeze and tomorrow we'll gradually thicken up the cloud cover and tuesday, wednesday, fairly good chance of more rain showers, not a big deal, not the much needed significant rain we need but still, showers moving into the region. first thing tomorrow morning, partly cloudy and temperatures on the cool side upper 30s to 40s. san francisco 48 and fremont 45 and starting out sunday or monday morning 44. here is the next storm tracking out here in the pacific developing and by the time it gets to the bay area it will split. we don't expect extreme rain but tomorrow it's dry but you'll notice filtered sunshine throughout the day tomorrow and mild conditions. tuesday the system is close enough to bring in more clouds, chance of scattered showers and off on on tuesday into wednesday especially for the wednesday morning commute. here is our forecast model. we'll take this into monday morning at 8:00. partly
tomorrow. the temperatures will drop and santa rosa 68, and 69 cal law calistoga. oakland tomorrow, increasing high clouds throughout the day. 67 degrees there. union city 65. and interior east bay, you will look for a mixture of sun and clouds and 70 for brentwood and 69 con card and -- concord. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, dry day on monday. increasing clouds on tuesday. showers developing on tuesday afternoon. it looks wet on tuesday and wednesday. cooler on wednesday, the first day of spring. and then we will warm things up on friday, saturday and sunday. the temperatures inland in the 70s to near 80 degrees. abc7 news has a great weather resource for you. follow at live doppler 7hd for the latest conditions. plus get video forecasts and the power outages and information and weather tweets from your famous weather team. 4:30 to 7:00 mike will be here with updates. >> tracking that latest system coming in. thanks, leigh. >>> let's turn our attention now to sports. and base bay you will is back in san francisco to -- and baseball is back in san francisco. >> yes, the world
degrees there. in the north bay, not as many 70s tomorrow. the temperatur drop and santa rosa 68, and 69 cal law calistoga. oakland tomorrow, increasing high clouds throughout the day. 67 degrees there. union city 65. and interior east bay, you will look for a mixture of sun and clouds and 70 for brentwood and 69 con card and -- concord. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, dry day on monday. increasing clouds on tuesday. showers developing on tuesday afternoon. it looks wet on tuesday and wednesday. cooler on wednesday, the first day of spring. and then we will warm things up on friday, saturday and sunday. the temperatures inland in the 70s to near 80 degrees. abc7 news has a great weather resource for you. follow at live doppler 7hd for the latest conditions. plus get video forecasts and the power outages and formations from your famous weather team. 4:30 to 7:00 mike will be here with updates. >> tracking that latest system coming in. thanks, leigh. >>> let's turn our attention now to sports. and base bay you will is back in san francisco to -- and baseball is back in san francisco. >
. rob fladeboe, kron 4. >> catherine: a north bay community is mourning the the death of a santa rosa teenager. he was one of two people killed by an out of control race car at a northern california race track saturday night. the driver of that car.is related to one of the victims. new tonight-- kron4's maureen kelly talked to the family. here you can see the growing memorial in front of the victim's family business.with candles, flowers.and stuffed animals. and messages to the victim.14 year old marcus johnson.here's one sign that says our sunshine.and shows a picture of marcus.who is standing on the left.with other family members.including his nine year old brother. here's a message in chalk has his racing number.18.and says you will be forever in our hearts. another message to his cousin who was driving the car that killed marcus.chase johnson.which says we love you chase, stay strong. i spoke to the grandparents of both boys.who you see here in this photo.marcus on the left, and chase on the right.they were too overwhelmed to go on camera.the grandfather says that the acciddent wa
from their injuries. dale was not hurt. the santa rosa teen was also looking forward to playing high school basketball next year. >> the sweetest young man. all his coaches, all his friends would tell you the first one to help somebody or give somebody a hand. >> reporter: rob johnson says chase told him his steering wheel had popped off and that's why he lost control of the car. >> every time he got out of the car in every race would check and check and check. i don't know how it could come out because he always double checked it just to make sure. i don't know how it could come up. >> reporter: chase was too upset to talk to us about what happened. chase learned to race here at the petaluma. the raceway declined to comment but said that chase was well known here with a promising future in racing. >> the other person killed was 65-year-olddale wondergym. wondergym owned a car that was getting ready to race. dale wondergym leaves behind a wife and two young children. >>> a spokesman for the symphony says the musicians rejected a proposal by a mediator. four performances have now be
?t be the same without marcus. reporting in santa rosa, j.r. stone kron 4 news. this wednesday toll takers will be gone from the golden gate bridge. kron4's charles clifford has everything you need to know for the change over. >> reporter: the golden gate bridge has 6 lanes of traffic. the number of lanes travelling in each direction on the bridge changes throughout the day based on traffic flows. at the toll plaza, which is on the southern end of the bridge, there are 11 eleven toll lanes. only cars traveling south into san francisco have to pay tolls...northbound travel is free. currently, at the toll plaza, the southbound lanes on the left are fastrak only, the rest accept fastrak or cash, via toll takers. the number of each type of toll lane varies depending on how the bridge lanes are configured. but after the conversion to all electronic tolling all of the of the toll lanes will function in the same way. every lane will become an electronic toll lane and there will no longer be toll takers accepting cash. fastrak will continue to work at all of the lanes and for drivers who don't hav
continued to press for pipeline safety reforms. >>> hundreds of people gathered at a church in santa rosa today to remember a teenaged boy who was hit and killed in a freak accident at a racetrack last weekend. his mom spoke about her sports-loving 14-year-old son, and how she wished all this attention this past week could have been for something different. >> television reporters, news reporters, what? it was so sur veal. i couldn't help but wonder what marcus would have thought of all of this. especially being on "sports center." i know he would have much rather been on sports center for a fadeaway game winning buzzer than all of this. >> reporter: marcus johnson was in the eighth grade. he was killed at a racetrack near sacramento last weekend. and to make it even more painful, his 17-year-old cousin killed him when he spun out of control during a pre-race warm-up. today marcus' family, friends, and coaches shared their memories as well. >> several of the players, one of them i liked immediately was marcus. he stood out because of his friendly demeanor and hard work ethic. >> marcus' f
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